A man is dead after officers responded to a domestic dispute call on Sunday afternoon which ended in a shooting, Lancaster police said in a statement.
Around 4:15 p.m., officers went to a home in the 300 block of Laurel Street for a report of an “in-progress domestic dispute,” police said.
Police said early information shows that a man, not identified, died following a shooting involving the officers.
Police did not disclose the details of what led to the shooting.
Early reports say the man had a knife at the time of the shooting, police said.
Lancaster Online reported that Chief Jarrad Berkihiser said the shooting was recorded on body-worn cameras and the footage has been turned over to the Lancaster District Attorney’s Office. The officer was also placed on administrative leave, the outlet reported.
The DA’s office and county investigators were notified and will assume the lead in the investigation per county policy, police said.
Berkihiser said community members were peacefully gathering in the area of the shooting scene and asked that the community remain calm while the shooting is investigated, Lancaster Online reported.
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